Experimental Exploration of CO2 Capture Using a Cryogenic Moving Packed Bed

4 Pages Posted: 17 Apr 2019 Last revised: 28 Apr 2019

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David Cann

University of Chester - Department of Chemical Engineering

Paul Willson

PMW Technology LTD

Carolina Font-Palma

University of Chester

Abstract

This study examines a novel cryogenic post-combustion capture process, based on a moving bed of cold beads to freeze CO2 out of a flue gas, and this paper presents the first steps in experimental work. The preliminary experiments included the test of fluidization of bed material, if the flow rate of bed material can be kept constant in and out of the column and the estimation of heat transfer coefficient. The obtained results are encouraging for the running of the rig at cryogenic conditions.

Keywords: Alternative gas separation principles, GHGT-14

Suggested Citation

Cann, David and Willson, Paul and Font Palma, Carolina, Experimental Exploration of CO2 Capture Using a Cryogenic Moving Packed Bed. 14th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference Melbourne 21-26 October 2018 (GHGT-14) . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3366196

David Cann

University of Chester - Department of Chemical Engineering

Parkgate Road
Chester, CH1 4BJ
United Kingdom

Paul Willson

PMW Technology LTD

PMW Technology Limited, Thornton Science Park, Gat
Pool Lane
Ince, CH2 4NU
United Kingdom

Carolina Font Palma (Contact Author)

University of Chester ( email )

Chester, CH2 4NU
United Kingdom

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